• WOW welcomes new and returning students to start the academic year


    Week of Welcome (WOW) is an annual tradition that helps the University kick off the academic year with opportunities for social engagement and campus involvement. More than 40 events will take place between Friday, Aug. 18, and Sunday, Aug. 27.

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  • Webb named Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professor


    Jennifer Webb, associate professor in the Department of Psychological Science, is this year’s recipient of the Bonnie E. Cone Early-Career Professorship in Teaching.

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  • Campus community pauses to observe eclipse


    UNC Charlotte photographer Wade Bruton captured members of the campus community watching Monday’s partial solar eclipse. Click ‘read more’ to view his image that illustrates how the eclipse looked over time.

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  • Second phase of construction on Academic Complex to start


    Work to transform the Macy and Barnard Buildings as phase two of the Academic Complex Renovation (ACR) project is scheduled to begin Aug. 22.

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  • Chancellor emphasizes the power of education at University Convocation


    At this year’s annual University Convocation, UNC Charlotte Chancellor Philip L. Dubois expressed the need to “stand behind the power of education.” He stated, “Our approach to last year will be our approach this year, fully committed to a campus culture where our differences are celebrated as part of a vigorous intellectual community dedicated to academic freedom, robust debate and mutual respect.”

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Student Spotlights

  • Mary Kate Hiller

    Mary Kate Hiller

    Freshman, Charlotte 49ers Women's Golf Team

    The Charlotte 49ers women's golf team is gearing up for its debut this fall. Mary Kate Hiller, a freshman from Florida, said the program offers a one-of-a-kind opportunity that she could not pass up.

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  • Ray Xie

    Ray Xie

    Nan “Ray” Xie, Data Science and Business Analytics

    Graduate Student and Army Reservist Nan Xie pairs his military intelligence with data science research.

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  • Tucker Bisel

    Tucker Bisel

    Grad Student, Lee College of Engineering

    Fueled by a newly discovered passion, Tucker Bisel is finding new opportunities at UNC Charlotte under the hood.

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  • Noushin Radnia

    Noushin Radnia

    Design Computation Master’s Degree, COA+A

    Before starting her graduate studies at UNC Charlotte in 2015, Radnia studied architecture in her native Iran. She worked at a small architecture studio for several years before deciding to return to school to narrow her research interests.

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  • NEMAH-ALLAH SALEH

    NEMAH-ALLAH SALEH

    SENIOR, COLLEGE OF LIBERAL ARTS & SCIENCES

    Nemah-Allah is passionate about biology and chemistry and she credits them with introducing her to detailed concepts of how many chemical reactions interacted smoothly to maintain the life of living things.

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Research

  • Urban mosquito project


    Researchers at UNC Charlotte and the Mecklenburg County Health Department are collaborating on a study to determine which factors in the environment lead to hotspots of mosquito activity


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  • Understanding wildfire spread


    Researchers from UNC Charlotte’s Fire Safety Engineering Technology program and the Insurance Institute for Business and Home Safety (IBHS) are burning building materials and wildland vegetation to study wind-driven wildfire embers to understand the risks involved when embers from wildfires spread.


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  • Investigating Multimodal Transportation


    UNC Charlotte receives $7.7 million federal grant for transportation research to improve efficiency and relieve urban congestion.


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  • Students Address Economic Mobility


    Geography undergraduate students Jamal Covington and Devin Martin have devised a way for neighborhood residents to use mobile devices to report community issues.


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Faculty Spotlights

  • Kathleen Jordan

    Kathleen Jordan, Clinical Nursing Professor

    Funded by a grant from the UNC Charlotte School of Nursing, Jordan is leading research that includes two phases. First, participants will learn from experts during an educational seminar. Presenters include a sexual assault nurse examiner who will discuss the examination of sexually abused children and evidence collection; a social worker will provide instruction about the manner in which to talk with children who have been abused.

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  • Mark Wilson

    Mark Wilson, History Professor

    Wilson has done research in the archives of companies that made weapons for World War II and in military and government archives. His search led him to the records of Boeing, Ford, DuPont, the businesses owned by Henry Kaiser and other important war contractors.

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  • Jefferson Ellinger

    Jefferson Ellinger, Associate Professor of Architecture

    As a School of Architecture associate professor, Jefferson Ellinger specializes in sustainable design technique. He asks students to think about architecture and buildings in a way that will hopefully advancing the discipline.

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  • Lori Thomas

    Lori Thomas, Associate Professor of Social Work

    The innovative “housing-first” approach to homelessness starts with a stable place to live and then assists with other problems. Lori Thomas’ research proves this approach to homelessness is working in Mecklenburg County.

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  • Tracy Rock

    Tracy Rock, Associate Professor of Reading and Elementary Education

    Tracy Rock wanted to teach but wasn’t sure that studying education would work for her financially. Then she was accepted into the first class of NC Teaching Fellows, with a scholarship, allowing her to attend UNC Charlotte.

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